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Dressember 2016 and Why You Should Join

Good Monday, my dear readers!  I hope your week is off to a good start.  It rained where I am today–and I absolutely love the rain.  See this poem as an example of that love, and also as an example … Continue reading

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Dressember Part 1

What is Dressember? I’m glad you asked. Dressember is about freedom and dignity for all women–really, for all people. It uses fashion as a way to advocate for women who have been exploited for their femininity. For the 31 days … Continue reading

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Long-Due Dressember Update

I haven’t been very good about posting Dressember updates recently, but here’s the last several days!  For those of you unfamiliar with what Dressember is, check out this earlier post where I explain it.  There’s only a few more days … Continue reading

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The Remedy for Our Mortality, and a Dressember Update

The Remedy for Our Mortality Start hearin’ it in high school, The cacophony of voices: Where are you going to college? Whatcha gonna study? Where you gonna go after that? You got to have a ten-year plan, ya see, Typed … Continue reading

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2014 Reflections (And Dressember Update)

Ah, the end of another year approaches.  A time for reflection, a time for looking ahead.  It is high time that I share some reflections with you. If I had to give the past year a name, then 2014 would … Continue reading

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Dressember 2014

Greetings friendly readers.  Today is the first day of December and of another thirty-one day event that begins with the letter “D”–Dressember!  Some of you may have heard of Dressember, but for those of you who haven’t, let me give … Continue reading

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The End of Dressember

This year, I participate in Dressember for the very first time. Born five years ago, Dressember, a challenge to wear a dress every day for the month of December, has been from the start a celebration of femininity and freedom. … Continue reading

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“Complete”–A New Poem, and an Update on Dressember

In the midst of craziness and an overload of homework as this semester ends, this truth overshadows every stress and pressure: Complete by Beth Wangler I am Yours, You are mine. Closer than beside, closer than a touch. I close … Continue reading

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Dressember 2013

Dressember was born in 2009, when my then-small group leader Blythe first came up with the idea.  Her challenge: To wear a dress every day for the month of December.  Behind Dressember is the idea of embracing femininity.  In our … Continue reading

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